The heartwarming tale of a boy and his dragons, as illustrated by blog reader meetyourmako.
The Tyler Bray that is on the field will never be as good as the Tyler Bray that is in my head, and that has nothing do with actual Bray - it's just that virtual Bray is so much fun to think about. So, pardon me while I introduce you to virtual Bray
After hosting four of their first six, the Mines hit the road- starting with the Joe Webb-less UAB Blazers. Who you got?
There is a Grilled Chicken restaurant called Torihiro in Urasoe, Okinawa, where all kinds of baseball industry people get together. I found Dome's autograph in Japanese characters on the wall (lower left one, click here to enlarge) when I visit there to celebrate my friend won the regional high school baseball tournament for National Tournament in Koshien on last Sunday. It is written entirely in Japanese vertically, reads "07.2.14, for Torihiro, Chunichi Dragons, Fukudome Kosuke #1", when he visited the restaurant on his off-day in 2007 Dragons spring training in Chatan, Okinawa.